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  1. a city in central Indiana.
  2. a city in central Tennessee.
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Historical Examples

  • We heard the volley just as we left in the cars for Shelbyville.

    Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863

    Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle

  • I am told that Sheridan's division advanced on the Shelbyville road.

  • The railroad was not in use, and I went by way of the Shelbyville pike.

  • At last they broke, and fled directly to the rifle-pits in front of Shelbyville.

    An Undivided Union

    Oliver Optic

  • The writer was connected with a party which was established at Shelbyville, Kentucky.